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  The Bible UFO Connection - UFOs In History - 45,000 BC - 9 BC
BC China: From the book " Memories of the Sovereigns and the Kings " published in the 3rd century AD, in China, in the third millennium B.C., before the birth of Huang Ti or of Chi You, "sons from the sky", would descend to Earth on a star which was the shape of a saucer.
BC Rome: Glowing lamps were seen in the sky at Praeneste, a shield was observed at Arpi and in the Amiterno district, the sky was all on fire, and men in white garments appear.
BC "In the consulship of Gnaeus Octavius and Gaius Suetonius a spark was seen to fall from a star and increase in size as it approached the earth.
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 Fabius Maximus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
275 BC-203 BC), called Cunctator (the Delayer;), was a Roman politician and soldier, born in Rome around 275 BC and died in Rome in 203 BC.
He served twice as consul and censor and in 218 BC he took part in the embassy to Carthage.
The Senate named him dictator in 217 BC after the disaster at the Battle of Lake Trasimene in June of that year; this was unusual, as dictators were usually elected by the consuls.
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 MSN Encarta - Hannibal (general)
Hannibal (general) (247-183 bc), Carthaginian general, son of Hamilcar Barca, whose march on Rome from Spain across the Alps in 218-217 bc remains one of the greatest feats in military history.
Hasdrubal, however, was surprised, defeated, and slain by the Roman consul Gaius Claudius Nero in the Battle of the Metaurus (Metauro) River.
In 202 bc, after 15 years, and with the military fortunes of Carthage rapidly declining, Hannibal was recalled to Africa to direct the defense of his country against a Roman invasion under Scipio Africanus the Elder.
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 Ptolemy IV of Egypt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Under the reign of Ptolemy IV Philopator (reigned 221-204 BC), son of Ptolemy III and Berenice II of Egypt, the decline of the Ptolemaic kingdom began.
His reign was inaugurated by the murder of his mother, and he was always under the dominion of favourites, male and female, who indulged his vices and conducted the government as they pleased.
Self-interest led his ministers to make serious preparations to meet the attacks of Antiochus III the Great on Palestine, and the great Egyptian victory of Raphia (217), at which Ptolemy himself was present, secured the kingdom for the remainder of his reign.
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 :: SCIFIFANTASYNEWS.COM ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In 189 BC the Romans, having defeated Antiochus in a war, demanded that he turn Hannibal over to them and the general fled again, this time to the court of King Prusias I of Bithynia.
In 210 BC Hannibal again proved his superiority in tactics by a severe defeat inflicted at Herdoniac (modern Ordona) in Apulia upon a proconsular army, and in 208 BC destroyed a Roman force engaged in the siege of Locri Epizephyrii.
But with the loss of Tarentum in 209 BC and the gradual reconquest by the Romans of Samnium and Lucania his hold on south Italy was almost lost.
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 All Empires - Carthage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Hannibal was born in 247, and was the son of Hamilcar Barca.
In 202 BC, he was called back to Africa to stop a Roman invation, where he was defeated for the first time by the Roman general Scipio Africanus at the battle of Zama.
In 195 BC, Hannibal was exiled and forced to flee from Roman spies.
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 DLT Software Solutions ::: True Companion in Profession   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
III (2005) BC Notice Returned by Sendee as Unclaimed : Such Date, Commencing Date in Reckoning Period of 15 Days : When notice is returned by sendee as unclaimed such date would be commencing date in reckoning period of 15 days contemplated in Section 138, Proviso Clause (d).
III (2005) BC Legal Maxim "Impotentia Excusat Legem" : Law does not compel man to do that which cannot possibly be performed.
III (2005) BC Legal Maxim "Judicis est just dicere, non dare" : Role of Court is to interpret law, not to make it : Court cannot act as sympathetic caddie who nudges ball into hole because putt missed hole.
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 Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2000.10.25
In the fifth century BC Thucydides remarked on the uncouth practices of this backward, mountain people who ate raw flesh, and Euripides referred to the Aitolians explicitly as 'semi-barbarians.' In the eyes of Greeks of the established polis communities, then, the Aitolians had always stood at the fringes of the Hellenic cultural commune.
And sometime in the fourth century BC the loose cantonal Aitolian ethnê reorganized themselves into a federal koinon, providing, along with the Akhaian Confederation of Peloponnesian states, one of the most strikingly distinctive and progressive features of the Hellenistic age: the Greek political experiment in federal representative democracy on a large territorial scale.
Aitolia therefore presents an historical paradox of sorts -- its inhabitants reputed to be uncivilized and backward, yet an example of an enlightened and progressive political cooperative of discrete communities in response to the threat to local autonomy posed by the Makedonian monarchy.
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 vivamalta.org - Hannibal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
221 BC) Hannibal was acclaimed commander-in-chief by the army and confirmed in his appointment by the Carthaginian government.
217 BC Hannibal had failed to obtain a following among the Italians; in the following year he had an opportunity to turn the tide in his favor.
209 BC and the gradual reconquest by the Romans of Samnium and
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 222 BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC
Years: 227 BC 226 BC 225 BC 224 BC 223 BC - 222 BC - 221 BC 220 BC 219 BC 218 BC 217 BC
Marcus Claudius Marcellus leads the Romans to victory in the Battle of Clastidium, conquering the area later known as Cisalpine Gaul.
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(247–183 bc), Carthaginian general, son of Hamilcar Barca, whose march on Rome from Spain across the Alps in 218–217 bc remains one of the greatest feats in military history.
In two years he subjugated all Spain between the Tagus and Iberus (Ebro) rivers, with the exception of the Roman dependency of Saguntum (Sagunto), which was taken after a siege of eight months.
The gates of wealthy Capua, one of the Italian cities that had fallen to Hannibal in consequence of his victory at Cannae, were opened to him, however, and there he passed the winter of 216–215 bc.
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 Battle of Trasimeno 217 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Battle of Trasimeno 217 BC The Battle of Trasimeno (217 BC)
On the morning of June 24, 217 b.C. (according to the non-reformed calendar, and corresponding to April in the Julian calendar) Consul Flaminius ordered his troops to start again in pursuit of the Carthaginians.
The night before Hannibal had instructed his men to light fires on the hills of Tuoro, so that the Romans would believe that his forces were farther away than they actually were.
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 Learn more about 3rd century BC in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Learn more about 3rd century BC in the online encyclopedia.
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 Philip V and Perseus
Philip V was endowed with considerable political and military abilities, which he evinced as much in his wars against the Aitolians, the Romans and their allies (War of the Allies, 220-217 BC; 1st Macedonian War, 215-205 BC; 2nd Macedonian War, 200-197 BC; Antiochian War, 192-189 BC), as in his fundamental reforms in his kingdom.
After four years of failing resistance, the Macedon-ians were crushed at Pydna in 168 BC by Lucius Aemilius Paullus.
Perseus was taken as a prisoner to Italy, where he died, while Macedonia became a federation of four small semi-autonomous areas called 'merides' (portions).
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 Battles of the Ancient World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Some day it may get fleshed out into a full treatment, with more battles, longer text, and maps, but it is pretty far down in the projects queue right now.
217 BC Lake Trasimene, Hannibal Barca vs Gaius Flaminius
In the aftermath of Spanish defections and fierce Roman action against any who remain loyal to Carthage, Rome breaks Carthaginian power in Spain, depriving Hannibal of his base and Carthage of the manpower and wealth.
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 BattleVault   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
217 BC Round 2, Rome place PC in Verona (Cisaplina Gallia) and Round 3 Carthage - Hannibal continues his march to the Alps (JPG)
217 BC Round 3, Rome - Fabius w/ Flaminius and 10 CU's attack to Boii (JPG)
217 BC Round 4, Rome - Following the defeat of Fabius at the hands of Hannibal at Boii, the Senate panics and recalls T. Longus with 4 CU's from Sicily back to Rome.
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 Roman dictator - Art History Online Reference and Guide
He was appointed dictator rei gerendae causa for a full year in 46 BC and then designated for nine consecutive one-year terms in that office thereafter, functionally becoming dictator for ten years.
The office was later offered to Caesar Augustus, who prudently declined it, and opted instead for tribunician power and consular imperium without holding any office other than pontifex maximus and princeps senatus — a politic arrangement which left him as functional dictator without having to hold the controversial title or office itself.
217 BC – Quintus Fabius Maximus Cunctator, in the Second Punic war
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 Ebro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Battle of the Ebro River, 217 BC In the spring of 217 BC, Rome was still in shock from Hannibal's invasion of Italy and the defeats at the Ticinus and the Trebbia in 218 BC.
Despite this, and from force of habit, the Roman Senate refused to abandon the less important theaters of operation.
Rome showed that it would not abandon its affairs in Spain, even though Hannibal was crushing one consular army after another in Italy.
www.barca.fsnet.co.uk /ebro.htm   (478 words)

 Atilius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Marcus Atilius Regulus, consul 267 BC, suffect consul 256 BC(?)
Marcus Atilius Regulus, consul 227 BC, 217 BC
Atilius, a comic of 2nd century BC with fragments in Cicero and Varro
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 outline 22
167 BC Antiochus invade Jerusalem and desecrates the temple
Roman general Pompey annexes Syria 64 BC Causes of Decline
Rome claimed Egypt as a province in August of 30 BC following Octavian's defeat of Mark Antony and Cleopatra VII, last of the Ptolemies, at the battle of Actium (31 BC)
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 221 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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Seventeen ancient tombs believed to be built in the Warring States Period (403 BC.- 221 BC.) were found in a recent rescue excavation at an express highway construction site in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
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 WWW-VL: History: Military History
The Corinthian War and the King's Peace 395-386 B.C. The Battle of Leuctra, 371 BC.
Theban Hegemony 371-346 B.C. The battle of Mantinea, 362 BC.
The Battle of Chaeronea 4 August 338 B.C. The Battle of Chaeronea Acccording to Diodorus Siculus
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 CoinArchives.com Search Results
ROMAN COINS Roman Republican No.: 17 Estimate: £ 200 Roman Republic, Anonymous Didrachm 6.30g, 225-212 BC, janiform head of Dioscuri, rev Jupiter in quadriga, driven by Victory, right (Cr 28/3).
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Anonymous (after 211 B.C.), AR Denarius, helmeted head of Roma right, mark of value x behind, rev. Dioscuri galloping right, roma on tablet below (Cr 44/5; Syd 140; RCV 38), light crack in edge of broad flan, toned, good very fine Estimate £ 60-80...
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 TLCs -- Offence Act, RSBC1996, chapter 338
1 Feb 2004 (BC Reg 217/03 as amended by BC Reg 363/03)
1 Jan 2004 (BC Reg 465/03, repealing BC Reg 428/03)
The Users Guide to the looseleaf edition of the B.C. statutes (including the Folio electronic version) provides detailed information about Tables of Legislative Changes.
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 NASA - Eclipse 99 - Eclipses Through Traditions and Cultures
The following table compiled from the "Canon of Eclipses" between 1207 BC to AD 1600 shows a series of total solar eclipses visible over Egypt covering more than 1000 years.
Only after the lunar orbit was determined, and the changing orbital speeds of the Moon and Earth were established, could total solar eclipses be forecast to within the nearest month or less.
This level of sophistication in astronomy was reached by Greek astronomers around the first century BC followed by Chinese astronomers centuries later.
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 Battle of Raphia (217 BC)
The Battle of Raphia, in 217 BC, was a part of the ongoing series of 'Syrian Wars' between the Ptolemies and the Seleucids.
A growing aversion against the Greek-Macedonian domination degraded the kingdom of the Ptolemies to a political power of little importance.
Several years later Antiochus III managed to defeat Egypt at the Battle of Paneas (198 BC) and Palestine and Syria henceforth were part of the Seleucid kingdom.
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 Pantelleria on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Sweet wine, capers, raisins, and dried figs are exported.
A colony of the Phoenicians and then of the Carthaginians, it passed to the Romans in 217 BC The island was later taken by the Arabs (8th cent.
Because of its strategic location, it was strongly fortified by Italy in the 20th cent.
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